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    Easy Garlic Chicken Breasts

    Easy Garlic Chicken Breasts. Photo by Chef floWer

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    4 hrs 5 mins

    35 mins

    3 hrs 30 mins

    troyh's Note:

    This is really simple, but surprisingly good. The chicken is somewhat garlicky and tangy because of the lime juice, but it is not too strong-tasting. It goes great with mashed potatoes and corn muffins.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a medium bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, and garlic.
    2. 2
      Season with salt and pepper generously, and add chicken, making sure it is well-coated with the marinade. Marinate chicken, covered in fridge for at least 3 hours and preferably overnight. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
    3. 3
      Remove chicken from marinade and discard marinade. Arrange chicken breasts in a shallow baking pan.
    4. 4
      Season with salt and pepper and roast for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and the juices run clear when you prick it with a fork.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 31, 2002

      55

      Easy is an understatement! We had guests for dinner last night and this was a hit with everyone. I substituted lemon juice for the lime (can't find the stuff locally) and grilled them outside on the BBQ. Served it with some plain seasoned couscous and a veggie-laden salad.

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    • on November 12, 2002

      55

      BF and I both think "Lime" should be in the title of this recipe. What wonderful flavor the fresh lime juice adds. I marinated all night as suggested and baked (not grilled as the others had.) Wonderful dish! Followed directions exactly. Served with garlic green beans and some cheesy potatoes.

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    • on March 31, 2008

      55

      Awesome. I marinated them for about 30 hours and they were so tasty!!!! I have to admit that I cooked them in the microwave. . .yes the microwave. . .for 11 minutes on power level 7, turning half way. They were super moist and juicy. On top of that, they produced a wonderful chicken broth that I thickened up with cornstarch and used as a sauce. OMG it was so good! Next time I will have some mushrooms and capers ready to throw in my sauce. A true keeper!

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    Nutritional Facts for Easy Garlic Chicken Breasts

    Serving Size: 1 (179 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 386.9
     
    Calories from Fat 270
    70%
    Total Fat 30.1 g
    46%
    Saturated Fat 4.4 g
    22%
    Cholesterol 75.5 mg
    25%
    Sodium 138.7 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.9 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.5 g
    2%
    Protein 25.4 g
    50%

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